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Alberta government announces plan to protect consumers from power price swings

Alberta government announces plan to protect consumers from power price swings

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is proposing measures, to take effect in January, that aim to protect power consumers from wild price swings.
High interest rates threaten rollout of green economy: Wood Mackenzie report

High interest rates threaten rollout of green economy: Wood Mackenzie report

CALGARY — Renewable energy companies in Canada are feeling the pinch of higher interest rates, which a new report says could make the net-zero transition more costly and difficult.
Hockey Canada announces team for world para championship in Calgary

Hockey Canada announces team for world para championship in Calgary

CALGARY — The Canadian team attempting to reclaim a world para hockey championship on home ice was announced Thursday by Hockey Canada. Canada is the host team of the 2024 world championship May 4-12 in Calgary.

Alberta’s Bill 18: Who gets the most federal research funding? Danielle Smith might be surprised by what the data shows

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Police charge man with manslaughter in death of Calgary toddler

Police charge man with manslaughter in death of Calgary toddler

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have charged a man with manslaughter in the death of a two-year-old girl. Olivia Hayden was rushed to hospital in September 2022 and was later pronounced dead.

WHL: Sidorov's five-point effort leads Blades' 7-0 thumping, series sweep of Rebels

RED DEER, Alta. — Egor Sidorov had a hat trick and two assists powering the Saskatoon Blades to a 7-0 thumping of the Red Deer Rebels to complete the second-round sweep on Wednesday in Western Hockey League playoff action.
Canadian university teachers fear Alberta gatekeeping bill threatens academic freedom

Canadian university teachers fear Alberta gatekeeping bill threatens academic freedom

EDMONTON — A national organization of post-secondary teachers is calling on Alberta to either change a proposed gatekeeping bill or scrap it altogether.
Alberta health minister confirms capacity strain after neonatal doctors sound alarm

Alberta health minister confirms capacity strain after neonatal doctors sound alarm

EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister says the province has "a bit of strain" in neonatal intensive care unit capacity but that there are beds available across the province.
Wildfire sparked by TC Energy pipeline rupture under control

Wildfire sparked by TC Energy pipeline rupture under control

CALGARY — A wildfire in west-central Alberta that was sparked by a natural gas pipeline rupture is under control, but an investigation into what caused the pipeline to break could take months or even years.
Alberta government closing in on new deal to pay family doctors

Alberta government closing in on new deal to pay family doctors

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it's closing in on a new deal for family doctor pay, but a physicians' group says it must include those with small patient rosters.